Soldier From Hillsboro Killed in Afghanistan

By Missourinet

Published 06/06 2014 06:00PM

Updated 06/06 2014 06:02PM

Pfc. Matthew H. Walker
Pfc. Matthew H. Walker
HILLSBORO, Mo. -- A soldier from Missouri has been killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Friday that 20-year-old Private First Class Matthew H. Walker of Hillsboro died Thursday when his unit was attacked in Paktika province, Afghanistan.

Walker was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell Kentucky.

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